The UK’s Infrastructure Resilience: The Effects of Flooding on Modern Times


Adis Omeragic, Head of Special Projects, EE

Professor Roger Kemp, Professor of Engineering, Lancaster University


Tuesday, February 28, 2017


8:30 AM


House of Commons

IPT Event Contact:
Jess Goldsack

Jessica Goldsack

Events and Training Officer

0207 839 9410

IPT Breakfast Meeting
Over the years, people have become increasingly dependent on modern technologies for the successful working of infrastructure sectors. The threats posed by natural disasters are therefore causing a much bigger set-back than ever before and it is important to understand how the UK’s infrastructure can survive when floods do occur within our cities and local communities. This breakfast meeting will: 
  • Give us the opportunity to hear from research academics on the reality of floods and how people and local infrastructure have survived 
  • Explore how mobile operators are using innovative technologies to solve coverage and communication problems during natural disasters 
  • Examine the Government’s flood resilience review and what actions can be taken to prioritise this for protection of infrastructure.
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